To be admitted with full standing, the applicant must have:

  • an average of B or better during junior and senior years;
  • a bachelor’s or veterinary medical degree from an approved institution; and
  • adequate undergraduate preparation in the proposed field.

See positions available to explore current opportunities for direct recruitment.

This degree requires 90 hours of graduate study, including 30 hours of research. For those currently holding a master’s degree, up to 30 hours of graduate hours can be applied to the doctorate program. For DVM candidates, if 12 hours of dual credit has not been applied to the Master of Science degree, it may be applied toward the PhD.

Apply through the K-State Graduate School.

For additional information, please contact Erin Spohn at 785-532-4003 or